A few days ago, the new Saudi Ambassador to Iran, Abdul Rahman al-Shehri, paid a visit to Hashmi Rafsanjani. A picture was taken of him kissing the head of Iran’s strong man. The kiss caused much controversy to the point that some Saudis denied it ever happened and the picture was Photoshopped. The kiss came at a time when Saudi-Iran relations are supposed to be at their worst.
Rafsanjani’s Saudi place
Alongside the controversial kiss, Saudi’s Ambassador said that Rafsanjani ‘has a special place with government officials and with the Saudi people’Abdullah Hamidaddin